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Forum: The Garage Today, 01:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 266
Posted By DirtyADV
I would avoid WD40 and other "lubricants" use...

I would avoid WD40 and other "lubricants" use something that dries.

What all have at home is soap, mix it with some water, paint brush to brush it on.

Read on here somewhere that deo stick can...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) Today, 12:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 410
Posted By DirtyADV
Were choke cable enters carbs push and pull a...

Were choke cable enters carbs push and pull a little on that elbow, rubber cover can be pulled back also to see.

What it goes into is just plastic so no brute force.

Doubt this is your problem...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) Yesterday, 03:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 410
Posted By DirtyADV
Maybe check choke cable: ...

Maybe check choke cable:

https://c2.staticflickr.com/8/7530/15871103975_15507c151c_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/qbtygH)

Mine had been rubbing on the steering lock for probably 70000km and that...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) Yesterday, 03:09 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 31,900
Posted By DirtyADV
Have a little high idle will need to look at...

Have a little high idle will need to look at that!

And ARRRRGH they have paved another of the parallell roads next to the big highway that I prefer to take of the slab!!!!!

/Johan
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) Yesterday, 03:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 410
Posted By DirtyADV
Choke cable not fully seated on the carb had that...

Choke cable not fully seated on the carb had that happen with rough running and backfiring with flames up the carb as a result?

Wresteling the carbs back in the air box could easily have that not...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) Yesterday, 07:19 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 31,900
Posted By DirtyADV
Found the reason for the weak front brake. ...

Found the reason for the weak front brake.

Pistons on one side was not moving, disc is not 100% centered in the caliper so side that needed less movement to engage did not move.

Carefully...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) Yesterday, 02:22 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 31,900
Posted By DirtyADV
The Blue Whale is up and running: ...

The Blue Whale is up and running:

https://c2.staticflickr.com/6/5326/17844850028_8e5c3599ee_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/tbTwd5)

Did a 160 km trip yesterday.

We did run into some issues with...
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2015, 02:06 AM
Replies: 9,249
Views: 1,969,069
Posted By DirtyADV
As I said steering lock seems to interfere, might...

As I said steering lock seems to interfere, might have to take light of to get a better view what happens there.

/Johan
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 9,249
Views: 1,969,069
Posted By DirtyADV
Since I removed the automatic decompressor...

Since I removed the automatic decompressor (http://www.dirtyadv.com/honda-xr-400-automatic-decompressor-removal/) during the engine overhaul Im looking to install the manual one (was removed from...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-20-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,066
Posted By DirtyADV
Having the tougher CJ clutch basket might have...

Having the tougher CJ clutch basket might have increased the wear on the plates, basket did show a little wear since the tabs started to give but the rest of the hardened surface no wear what so ever...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-18-2015, 10:50 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,304
Posted By DirtyADV
Im not sure never had a problem. But parts...

Im not sure never had a problem.

But parts diagram looks the same as the model that was discussed on some Swedish KTM FB page.

Both bearings are on the same side of the sprocket carrier so...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-18-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 19,613
Views: 8,280,439
Posted By DirtyADV
Or move it back more so rear wheel would be in...

Or move it back more so rear wheel would be in the "ditch" an even deeper one would make it a lot more secure from tipping forward with a one wheeled dirt nap as a result =)

/Johan
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-18-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,304
Posted By DirtyADV
That does not look good at all. What year is...

That does not look good at all.

What year is the bike? Newer models have 2 bearings side by side.

Could one be messed up? And it seizes up when wheel axle is tightened?

You will need to find...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-18-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 899
Posted By DirtyADV
On my dads 950 they had busted the side stand...

On my dads 950 they had busted the side stand switch and that was "solved with a small metal piece forcing the clutch switch in tricking bike clutch was always pulled so it would turn the starter...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-17-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 428
Posted By DirtyADV
Do they bind on the spring guide? The black...

Do they bind on the spring guide?

The black plastic guide inside the spring:

https://c2.staticflickr.com/8/7278/7624339658_a8c5ac6a0a_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/cBJJy3)

Going heavier springs...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-17-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 829
Posted By DirtyADV
So if fan kicks in I would say air trapped in the...

So if fan kicks in I would say air trapped in the cooling system not allowing it to circulate properly.

Easiest to bleed it is finding a steep uphill to place the bike on, having right tank...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-17-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 829
Posted By DirtyADV
Does the fan kick in? If not I would guess...

Does the fan kick in?

If not I would guess they missed connecting the connector when doing the service its behind radiator around front cylinder, helps access if working on the front cylinder.
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-17-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 31,900
Posted By DirtyADV
As always Im having a hard time keeping up with...

As always Im having a hard time keeping up with all projects and still a few minor things before having the 990R ready.

Got parts for the XR400 that the kick arm broke on and want to get that up...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-17-2015, 03:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,066
Posted By DirtyADV
OEM to the left, drilled out to the right: ...

OEM to the left, drilled out to the right:

https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2864/11391721204_26501403ef_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/imDxQh)

Sure its a little harder to find neutral but with the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-16-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 780
Posted By DirtyADV
25 Nm is what the manual calls for. /Johan

25 Nm is what the manual calls for.

/Johan
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-15-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 780
Posted By DirtyADV
Impact +1 Then torque wrench, if spinning a...

Impact +1

Then torque wrench, if spinning a little more impact until proper torque is achived.

/Johan
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-13-2015, 04:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 843
Posted By DirtyADV
And as for going with a 4-pot caliper with a 21"...

And as for going with a 4-pot caliper with a 21" wheel is tight, could get it to work spacing caliper and disc out 3mm using my wheels with a narrow excel rim:
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-13-2015, 01:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 843
Posted By DirtyADV
Looked a little better at the bracket and there...

Looked a little better at the bracket and there is not room on both sides to modify bracket so to accept the tabs from the brake pad:
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-13-2015, 01:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,166
Posted By DirtyADV
Good find. Repairing might be hard since its...

Good find.

Repairing might be hard since its the ECU missing a pin can that even be opened up?

Have not even started to know all about the electrical on the fuel injected 990.

But read all...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-12-2015, 05:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 843
Posted By DirtyADV
https://c2.staticflickr.com/8/7551/15169627004_351...

https://c2.staticflickr.com/8/7551/15169627004_3514d06568_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/p7uiBb)

https://c2.staticflickr.com/6/5609/15604746220_e10f7294c8_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/pLWpoC)

Think...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-11-2015, 10:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 843
Posted By DirtyADV
https://flic.kr/p/pxbu16 Think I took some...

https://flic.kr/p/pxbu16

Think I took some pictures showing the difference between OEM and POW94 caliper carrier but at work now will check when I get home.

/Johan
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-11-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 843
Posted By DirtyADV
Have a brand new POW94 bracket and a 320 mm...

Have a brand new POW94 bracket and a 320 mm braking disc but think it will need a little work to bolt on an ADV at least.

Will not be used since I ended up with a 4-pot motomaster caliper and a...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-10-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 424
Posted By DirtyADV
Check cables going to starter relay, had a cable...

Check cables going to starter relay, had a cable go bad from rubbing on the frame.

Noticed it when washing the bike and it started sizzling and smoke coming from around the battery area since the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-08-2015, 02:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 573
Posted By DirtyADV
Been up many times. Make sure you have all...

Been up many times.

Make sure you have all the rubber spacers in place and have not lost any.

Hang on top mount, tighten that bolt extremely loose, like just a few turns leaving room to push...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-07-2015, 12:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 550
Posted By DirtyADV
No magnet its triggered by the bolts holding the...

No magnet its triggered by the bolts holding the brake disc, that is why you loose speedo if changing to non magnetic bolts.

/Johan
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-06-2015, 12:58 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,858
Posted By DirtyADV
I would hesitate moving the forks higher up into...

I would hesitate moving the forks higher up into the triple for the risk of front fender hitting the lower triple.

Running a high fender on my 950 that I have spaced down a little to clear the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-05-2015, 02:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 950
Posted By DirtyADV
Im not sure what all this talk about a "nutsert"...

Im not sure what all this talk about a "nutsert" is? At least for the lower left side there is just a NUT pressed into the subframe, bolt in nut and it could be hammered out and replaced it for a...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-04-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 532
Posted By DirtyADV
Looked a little better at the prices and seems...

Looked a little better at the prices and seems around 60 if buying at the post office, and for some reason if I would buy the same service online they want a terrifying 250 for some reason, stupid...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-04-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 532
Posted By DirtyADV
If you can have it shipped for 150 even if...

If you can have it shipped for 150 even if having to pay taxes there is no way I can match that.

Not sure about dimensions but with a guesstimate I end up just shy of 100 just for shipping from...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-04-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 532
Posted By DirtyADV
Have a brand new from a -11 990R but shipping...

Have a brand new from a -11 990R but shipping would probably make it impossible to sell outside of Sweden and I want a premium price considering its brand new.

Also have one that is used and might...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-04-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 511
Posted By DirtyADV
Lower front bolt: M8X55 Rear bolt: M8X50 ...

Lower front bolt: M8X55

Rear bolt: M8X50

Top bolt: M8X40

/Johan
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-04-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 375
Posted By DirtyADV
Did you skip the rear brake pedal? I choose...

Did you skip the rear brake pedal?

I choose to go with the rekluse dual rear brake setup (http://www.dirtyadv.com/ktm-990r-adventure-rekluse-left-hand-rear-brake/).

Have not had the time to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-03-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 636
Posted By DirtyADV
On my 950 with 70 000+ km the heat shield have...

On my 950 with 70 000+ km the heat shield have never been unbolted, pipe has been off the bike several times.

On the new 990 when moving the recluse over pipe had to come off and forgot to wiggle...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-01-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 31,900
Posted By DirtyADV
Recieved a cheapo china compound gauge yesterday...

Recieved a cheapo china compound gauge yesterday with the glass broken so have complained but there still seems to be some function to it when hooking it up to the vacuum cleaner.

Seems to pull...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-30-2015, 03:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 294
Posted By DirtyADV
If that does not solve it could be the rubber...

If that does not solve it could be the rubber hoses going from front valve cover back to oil tank can be damaged rubbing against the heat shroud around the fan.

/Johan
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